Join us on this week’s Northeast Newscast as we sit down with Juliana Chi and Art as Mentorships’ Erika Noguera — a local, non-profit, music-driven organization. With its founding 

band “Making Movies” at the forefront, this program works to bring musical and artistic education to youth within the Northeast community. 

Chi is the event operations manager and community partners liaison for celebrate AMERI’KANA Music and Arts Festival, which is one of the many free events hosted by this program.  

This July 27 festival will partner with Northeast Arts KC, who will host its Chalk Walk in addition to Art as Mentorship’s musical guests.  

Celebrate AMERIK’ANA will be held from 1 to 8 p.m., July 27 at Concourse Park (200 Benton Blvd). 

For additional information on Art as Mentorship, or celebrate AMERIK’ANA Fest, tune into this week’s newscast.